- Shatta Wale has set yet another record, occupying the top spot on the USA iTunes Reggae Songs Chart
- He becomes the first Ghanaian and African artist to achieve this feat; charting above reggae legends Shaggy and Bob Marley
- Fans of Shatta Wale took to social media to celebrate the accomplishment and congratulate Shatta Wale
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On 6 September 2022, Contractor Music Group, a Jamaican record label promoting reggae, hit the internet with some major news.
This comes after Shatta Wale's single Property momentarily peaked at number one above Shaggy's Angel, Three Little Birds by Bob Marley and The Wailers, amongst others. Property is a single from the compilation album Jamaican Garrison Christmas produced by Contractor Music Group. The album included singles from reggae heavyweights such as Popcaan, Vershon, and Aidonia, to mention a few. It was released on 18 December 2020.
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Before occupying the number one spot, Shatta Wale's Property debuted at number 7 on the iTunes Reggae Songs Chart US. Then, the single moved five spots up, peaking at number 2 before finally topping the chart.
A tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh attributes the performance of the song on the American charts to Shatta Wale's stages in the country. The Ghanaian dancehall artist was in New York in August, where he thrilled fans at the Summer Stage Festival.
Fans Congratulate Shatta Wale and Celebrate USA iTunes Reggae Songs Chart Achievement
woww!! congrats to sm boss
Shatta Wale is already a Living Legend and for that matter a blessing to humanity
Keep soaring higher, King @shattawelgh
Congrats to the SM General @shattawalegh for winning this
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Music stars such as VIP, Samini, Sarkodie, King Promise, Gyakie and Nektunez have been recognized by the Nigerian award show.
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